Coast Guard Commandant recognizes servicemember for role in drug busts

Coast Guard Commandant recognizes servicemember for role in drug busts
ALAMEDA, Calif. – The Coast Guard’s highest ranking officer made a surprise visit to the Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. to recognize a Coast Guardsman for his role in two drug busts off the Colombia coast. The Commandant of the Coast Guard Adm. Paul Zukunft recognized Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew Baasch, a gunner’s mate aboard the Cutter Bertholf, for his actions during...